This is known as definite article reduction. Etymology[ edit ] The and that are common developments from the same Old English system. The word the as in phrases like "the more the better", has a distinct origin and etymology and by chance has evolved to be identical to the definite article. Geographical names[ edit ] An area in which the use or non-use of the is sometimes problematic is with geographic names.
However, that does not mean that, when in an argument or debate, you have the freedom to fabricate your own facts to support your opinion.
Disagreements are a natural part of human history, ever since our species developed the ability to express their symbolic beliefs onto others to form cultures and belief systems. Arguing over opinions might not lead anywhere. On the other hand, for an exaggerated instance, if one person argues that they think the number six is smaller than the number three, and the other opposes explaining that, value-wise, six is indeed larger than three.
Regardless of what they make up to support their opinion that six is smaller than three, they are still misinformed.
Being well-informed about a variety of subjects leads to an all-around more knowledgeable person. On top of that, being able to process and accept the knowledge of others speaks even more highly of the person. If you are told a fact by another person, check it for yourself.
That being said, facts may be presented with some form of bias. Take this time to listen to the other person, and read up more on it later.
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Do you know if Niagara Falls can freeze or whether sewer monsters really exist? Can you tell a photoshopped image from the original? Debunk urban legends, . Both of these sharks hold responsibility to most of the fatal attacks from sharks.
Great whites account for about 1/2 to 1/3 of the attacks of which people have died as a result from Great whites, with Tiger sharks trailing right behind in second place to the Great white for 5/5(12).
"Everyone's always in favour of saving Hitler's brain. But when you put it in the body of a Great White shark, ooh, suddenly you've gone too far!" The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living by Damien Hirst is a piece of art (for a given definition of art, anyway) consisting of.
The stripes are very evident in younger sharks because the stripes start to fade away as it ages, then turning a gray or brownish color. However, all of the Tiger sharks have an off-white ventral surface.
The Tiger sharks' scientific name, Galeocerdo cuvier, consists of . Mike Bartick is an avid and experienced scuba diver and Marine Wildlife Photographer.
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